Crossover
3:24 pm
Fri January 29, 2010

Pianist Jonathan Biss

Pianist Jonathan Biss

Join Jill Pasternak when she interviews Jonathan Biss. The exceptional young pianist appears at the Kimmel Center on February 4th with pianist Richard Goode.

Still in his 20's, Biss already enjoys a flourishing international reputation through his orchestral, recital, and chamber music performances in North America and Europe and award-winning recordings.

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Creatively Speaking
12:16 pm
Fri January 29, 2010

Let's Pretend We're Married--Philagrafika 2010--Wicked Phila & the Story of Occultist George Lippard

Let's Pretend We're Married, starring Tony Braithwaite and Jennifer Childs, will be at the Independence Foundation Black Box at The Prince Music Theater from February 2nd to 14th.

Jim Cotter speaks with Jennifer Childs and Tony Braithwaite. Let's Pretend We're Married, the hit show they created for 1812 Productions, returns to the Prince Music Theater in Philadelphia. It will run from February 2 to 14th.

Susan Lewis considers Philagrafika 2010, a Philadelphia-wide international art show celebrating the role of the print in contemporary art.

And as part of a companion series to a new book called Wicked Philadelphia, Tom Keels tells the story of the 19th-century occultist George Lippard.

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CD Selections
9:53 am
Fri January 29, 2010

Dave Conant: Defining Radio Today

Dave Conant, General Manager, Classical Host, WRTI Member


In the 1950s heyday of network television - some call it TV's "Golden Age"- there were many people prepared to write radio's obituary. Everyone from Ozzie and Harriet to The Lone Ranger had migrated to the living room screens. Yet radio survived, and thrived.

Now, through the first decade of the 21st century, radio is still with us, and in many ways, more flexible, more valuable, and as ubiquitous as ever. Read More...

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Contests
2:04 pm
Wed January 27, 2010

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News and Views
3:47 pm
Sun January 24, 2010

Windsor Johnston Reports on Haiti Disaster

Windsor Johnston Reports on Haiti Disaster

Philadelphia, PA – The island nation of Haiti has been devastated once again by mother nature. On this week's News & Views, Windsor Johnston reports on the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that hit the Western Hemisphere's poorest country resulting in an estimated 200 thousand deaths and over one billion dollars in damage.

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Sunday Afternoon Concert
12:38 pm
Sun January 24, 2010

New York Philharmonic: Bronfman, Prokofiev & Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2

Yefim Bronfman, pianist


Sunday, January 24

3 to 5 pm

New York Philharmonic

Alan Gilbert, conductor

Yefim Bronfman, piano

PROGRAM:

Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 2

Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2

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Crossover
12:15 pm
Sat January 23, 2010

Conductor Robert Spano

Robert Spano will lead the Curtis Symphony Orchestra on February 7th at the Kimmel Center, in a concert featuring works by Williams, Penderecki, and Bruckner.

Join Jill when she interviews a champion of contemporary music. Conductor and pianist Robert Spano has been Music Director of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra since 2001, and has gained national and international prominence, appearing with major orchestras and opera companies throughout the United States and Europe.

Regarded as an advocate of contemporary composers, Maestro Spano has earned a reputation for ambitious and adventurous orchestral programming and presentation, and has made several prominent recordings with the ASO, garnering multiple Grammy Awards.

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Creatively Speaking
9:42 am
Sat January 23, 2010

Phila. Orch. Principals--Phila. Theatre Co.'s GOLDEN AGE--Healing War Veterans--PRISM Quartet's 25th

PRISM Quartet is celebrating its 25-year anniversary. Members include Matthew Levy, Timothy McAllister, Zach Shemon, and Taimur Sullivan.

Jim Cotter speaks with Philadelphia Orchestra principal harp Elizabeth Hainen, and principal cello Hai-Ye Ni. Both are soloists in upcoming concerts under Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos.

Susan Lewis takes us to the Golden Age, a new play by Terrence McNally. The Philadelphia Theater Company production premieres January 22.

Jim Cotter speaks with Gala True, a Veterans Administration medical anthropologist studying the use of story telling techniques found in folklore and oral history projects, to help heal Afghan and Iraq war veterans.

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News and Views
8:21 pm
Wed January 20, 2010

Census 2010: Seeking an Accurate Head Count for Philadelphia

Census 2010: Seeking an Accurate Head Count for Philadelphia

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INBOX
11:34 am
Wed January 20, 2010

WRTI tests Arts Feed

IN a bold new move WRTI has decided to nest feeds to see if they can embed multiple sources of information into a single feed.

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